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Additional Exhibition Opportunities

Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) is far from the only regional venue to exhibit the work of contemporary artists – visit this page often to learn about additional exhibition opportunities in the surrounding areas.

Exhibitions are organized by the month in which they open, but application deadlines are highlighted in bold.

Listings will update as MMoA staff members hear about new information! If you know of any calls to artists you wish to share, please reach out to Assistant Curator Amelia Onorato at / 860.536.7601 x 212

For opportunities on a national (rather than regional) scale, the following websites are wonderful resources:

  • SIDE ARTS is an online portal for artists seeking exhibition opportunities. Artists may subscribe to receive email updates

November 2023

Arts Center East, Vernon, CT
December 9, 2023–January 20, 2024

Submission Deadline: Friday November 10, 2023

Each year, Arts Center East dedicates an exhibit to the art of photography. Open to photographers ages 18 and older who work in digital and film photography. All subjects are welcome, whether nature photography, architecture, close-ups of small details, portraits, etc. This exhibit is to showcase the unique ways photographers view and capture the world around us.

Portals: Windows, Mirrors, and Doors
PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT
January 5 – 26, 2024

Deadline: November 13, 2023

A portal can be an architectural feature (gate, window, doorway, mirror, tunnel) that frames or isolates or adds dimension to an image. In a fictional sense, a portal can become a magical doorway through time and space. Alone or in combination, they hold unlimited creative possibilities for photographers. All capture methods and processes are welcome. 35 images will be selected for exhibition in the gallery, and up to 40 for our Online Gallery.

Juror: Roula Seikaly
Entry Fees: $39 for 5 images, $6 each additional

December 2023

Breadth and Depth: Earth, Water, Air, & Fire
Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI
February 4 – March 24, 2024

Deadline: December 3, 2023

The Bristol Art Museum in Bristol, RI seeks entries for a national juried exhibition. This exhibit challenges conventional boundaries, inviting artists to create artwork that expresses ideas about the natural world. Our goal is to venture into the intricate interplay between the elemental forces of nature and the profound depths of human consciousness. We are seeking submissions that capture the essence of “Breadth and Depth,” and that are suitable for mailing in an envelope no larger than 12″x15″ (no boxes, please). The artwork can vary in size, from small to large when unfolded, additionally both the envelope and its contents can be considered as one unified artwork (optional). We invite you to push the limits of artistic expression and embrace the tactile experience. Works will be pinned (no holes in work) or adhered to the walls, suspended, placed on a pedestal or on the floor. The artist may supply their own installation system or rely on the Museum.

Juror: Karen Drysdale Harris
Entry Fees: $30 for 1 entry, $40 for 2, $50 for 3

Kehler Liddell 8th Annual Juried Show: RENEWAL
Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT
January 4 – February 4, 2024

Deadline: December 8, 2023

Renewal is a driving force of life.
It is: spring growth. a new moon. the act of beginning again. replacing something that is worn out, run-down or broken. the process of reinvention. finding hope.

As a creator, how have you observed and experienced renewal? What kind of world does this look like? How do you express that sense of renewal that lies just beyond your door? We will find interest in anything from any time in your life, offered in any media you like.

Juror: The artists at KLG
Entry Fees: $30 for up to three works

bj spoke gallery, Huntington, NY
February 1 – March 30, 2024

Submission Deadline: December 13, 2023

All fine arts media are acceptable (no crafts) for EXPO 43 including watercolor, oils, acrylic, mixed media, printmaking, pastel, drawing, collage, sculpture, installation art, video (short), photography, digital art, and fiber art. Artists will be allowed to submit up to 6 images and/or 2 videos.

Juror: Emily Olek, Curatorial Assistant – Department of Drawings and Prints at the Museum of Modern Art in New York
Entry Fee: $35

January 2024

What Do You Love Most? 
Stamford Art Association, Stamford, CT
January 25 – March 1, 2024

Submission Deadline: Saturday, January 6

This is a multimedia juried exhibit with cash prizes. Stamford Art Association (SAA) is asking artists to submit up to 9 pieces of artwork interpreting the theme: What do you love most?

February 2024

Modern Day Monet
Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington, CT
April 25 – May 26, 2024

Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024

Hill-Stead Museum is thrilled to announce its first Annual Juried Members Exhibition, which is intended to connect present day artists with the Museum’s natural beauty and collection masterworks. Calling all artists who are inspired by nature and light to submit their piece(s) to this juried show. Artists may work from the naturescape of their choice. They are warmly welcome to draw inspiration and/or work on site at Hill-Stead. Its 152 acres of rounds include gardens, meadows, trails, sweeping vistas and pastures filled with sheep and freshly-made haystacks.

Juror: William O’Reilly
Entry Fee: $20.00 for the first piece and $10.00 per piece after that (3 works may be submitted)